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    Pick Hit: Raunchy R-Rated Comedy 'Neighbors,' Starring Rogen, Byrne & Efron, that Even Critics Love (RED BAND TRAILER)

    Universal Pictures smartly debuted "Neighbors," a raunchy, R-rated comedy starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron as the titular domestic warmongers, at SXSW 2014, where it picked up great word-of-mouth from festival-goers and critics alike. But the best thing in the movie is Rose Byrne. The films opens M...

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    The 2014 Indiewire Tribeca Bible: Every Review, Interview and News Item Posted During Run of Festival

    Indiewire is on the scene at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, covering the acquisitions, interviewing the talent and reviewing the hot titles. Indiewire has compiled a list that breaks down all of our extensive coverage. Keep checking back to read the latest interviews, reviews, news and more. The fe...

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    First Look: Ryan Gosling's Trippy Cannes-Bound Directorial Debut 'Lost River'

    Cannes certainly knows how to roll out the red carpet for Hollywood stars, so it came as no surprise yesterday when Ryan Gosling's directorial debut "Lost River" landed a slot in the fest's edgy Un Certain Regard sidebar.

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    Tribeca Review: You've Never Seen a Gang Movie Like the Startlingly Realistic 'Five Star'

    As a sociological experiment, "Five Star" offers plenty of talking points, but its real triumph is a gritty foundation of realism.

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    Wim Wenders Sets Sail for Cannes, But Where Is 'Every Thing Will Be Fine'?

    Among the many surprises in the yummy Cannes Film Festival lineup is the absence of German auteur Wim Wenders' eagerly awaited 3D redemption drama "Every Thing Will Be Fine." So when will we see it?

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    Tribeca Review: Why the Moody Drama 'Gabriel' Is Rory Culkin's Best Performance

    When we first see Rory Culkin in the opening minutes of "Gabriel," the feature-length debut of Lou Howe, there's an alarming uneasiness to his presence.

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    Tribeca Film Festival: Jody Lee Lipes on Directing 'Ballet 422' and Working with Lena Dunham

    Though he has worked as a screenwriter, cinematographer, producer, director and even actor (he had a tiny part in "Tiny Furniture"), Jody Lee Lipes is reluctant to pigeonhole himself. He'd prefer to be known as just a "filmmaker."

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    Why Should You Care About Another Regional Film Festival? This One In Florida Has the Answer

    Disney World is right around the corner, so who wants to go sit in a dark room and watch a John Cassavettes film?

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    Fledgling Director Gillian Greene's 'Murder of a Cat' Is One to Watch at Tribeca

    Fledgling director Gillian Greene's "Murder of a Cat" premieres next week at the Tribeca Film Festival. The off-beat comedy stars Fran Kranz as a manchild with a proto-Bieber haircut, various delusions, and who lives at home with his mother (Blythe Danner). Just coincidentally, all of Greene's child...

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    Kevin Spacey Q & A: 'House of Cards' Wouldn't Exist Without Richard III, Focus of Self-Released Tribeca Doc (VIDEO)

    In an in-depth interview, Kevin Spacey explains why "House of Cards" wouldn't exist without Shakespeare's Richard III, how he and Sam Mendes put together the Bridge Project, which took five plays to audiences around the world, and why Spacey financed and is self-releasing a documentary, of the "Rich...

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